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Curtis John Leskanic

Born: April 2, 1968; Homestead, PA  Height: 6'0"  Weight: 180
Bats: Right  Throws: Right  Position: Pitcher  #30

Curtis Leskanic

I always said that when things were against us in the New York series, that someone would pick us up. And I think we played a part. Sometimes I think the pitchers don't get the credit they should... This World Series, the entire atmosphere, has made it all worth it.
-- Curtis Leskanic  

2004 Statistics

(w/ BOS)
3-2 3.58  32 27.2 24 11 11 16 22 
 ALDS  Did not pitch
 ALCS  1-0 10.12  2.2 
 WS  Did not pitch

2004 Season Highlights

•  Leskanic was signed by the Red Sox on June 22, four days after he was released by the Kansas City Royals.

•  He pitched a 1-2-3 tenth inning against Oakland on July 8. When the Sox rallied in the bottom of the inning, he picked up the win.

•  Curtis had a string of ten straight scoreless outings from August 20 to September 14, as the Red Sox made their late season charge toward the playoffs.

•  He walked one and struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning on October 2, earning the save.

2004 Postseason Highlights

•  Leskanic was on the roster for all three playoff rounds, but he didn't get into any games in the Division Series or World Series.

•  In the ALCS, he pitched a scoreless inning in Game 1 when Curt Schilling got knocked out early.

•  In Game 4, he came on in the eleventh, getting Bernie Williams to fly out to end the inning. He stayed in to pitch a scoreless twelfth, and picked up the win when David Ortiz homered in the bottom of the inning.

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